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From a recent visit to the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Many thanks to those who commented and voted on my previous upload "Stob Dearg" and to WhiteRose1 for his User Award.

Cliff

Brand:Canon
Lens:EF24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Sep 2012 - 5:36 PM
Focal Length:24mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/6sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Trotternish Ridge II
Username:Cliff1944 Cliff1944
Uploaded:27 Sep 2012 - 4:32 PM
Tags:Coastal, Heather, Isle of skye, Landscape, Landscape / travel, Mountains, Quiraing, Scotland, Tree
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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5992 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 4:51 PM

Mmmmm....beautiful shot !!!.....gorgeous skyline of broken ridges !!!!

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 4:58 PM

this would look great on my living room wall, a most beautiful capture and such alot of lovely colours.SmileSmile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 5:40 PM

Composition top notch, Cliff: the Rowan leaning in on the left and the curves of the heather clad f/g grasses acting like a bowl for the Quiraing blocks to nestle in.
I never tire of views from this exceptional but of the Skye terrain, so visually pleasing and geologically exciting, and this image is exceptional IMHO in every aspect and detail.
Ronnie.

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
27 Sep 2012 - 5:53 PM

Beautiful image
Jim

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51361 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 5:54 PM

A glowing accolade from Ronnie, and I can't disagree with any of it. A real beauty, Cliff.

Dave

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gwynn56
gwynn56  380 forum posts England
27 Sep 2012 - 6:14 PM

what a beautiful scene , nicely captured , well done Smile

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2012 - 7:22 PM

Marvelous!

P.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 10:16 PM

Pity I too gave you a User Award yesterday as today's is a worthy contender too
and two in a row would look like favouritism!!
This is a wonderful landscape of Skye and those photogenic mountains.
The inclusion of the rowan tree in it's aged splendour adds greatly to the composition.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2012 - 10:32 PM

Everything in this wonderful landscape is just right.


Ray

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5197 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 9:19 AM

Love the composition, well captured.
Carole

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 12:22 PM

Fabulous composition and that wonderful soft light Cliff. Love the heather in the foreground and that single tree. Many congratulations on your HC - very well deserved.
Ann

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Cliff1944
Cliff1944 Plus Member 3Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 7:34 PM

Pete, thanks very much for the HC award, it is very much appreciated and has made my day!
Cliff

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 6:52 AM

Late in the day judging by the angle of the light Cliff, a place I do love to visit.

Dougie

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 10:01 AM

This is such a well composed landscape Cliff
with the most awesome views
spectacular shot
Lillian

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twelvemegs
1 Oct 2012 - 3:24 PM

Wonderful capture of an outstanding view.

David

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan Plus Member 5NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 6:58 PM

Well worth the award ,a big vista with lots to see.

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2012 - 10:05 PM

Like your comp and the good light and colours in this congras on the HC.
Regards Richard.

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fificat100
4 Oct 2012 - 12:33 PM

A spectacular composition, beautifully taken.

Lavina

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Quote: Composition top notch, Cliff: the Rowan leaning in on the left and the curves of the heather clad f/g grasses acting like a bowl for the Quiraing blocks to nestle in.
I never tire of views from this exceptional but of the Skye terrain, so visually pleasing and geologically exciting, and this image is exceptional IMHO in every aspect and detail.
Ronnie.

Ronnie says it much better than I can .......agree with all of the above.

John

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paskinmj
paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 1:48 AM

Stunning landscape. Would love to see a B&W conversion?
Matt

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 7:52 PM

a fantastic view.. how could I miss this!

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Maddie
Maddie  102715 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 7:38 PM

very nice

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